CBDC Interoperability in Cross-border payments

Thursday, 8th December 2022

In session #12, we look at how CBDC Interoperability can help solve the challenges of cross-border payments with guests Simon Chantry (Co-founder & CIO, Bitt) and John Kiff (Head of CBDC/Digital Capital Markets Advisory, CBDC Think Tank) 

 

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Agenda:

14:00 – 14:10: Intro: Our host Carlos León introduces the session

14:00 – 14:50: Guest speakers: Simon Chantry and John Kiff

14:50 – 15:00 Q&A: Our host and speakers will answer questions from participants

 

Session #12 Guests

 

 

Simon Chantry

Co-founder & CIO, Bitt

Simon co-founded Bitt.com in 2014 and has held multiple roles with the firm including Director, COO, and CIO bringing the company’s Digital Currency Management System (DCMS) to market in 4Q 2017. The DCMS is now deployed across 3 continents with 5 unique digital national currencies, in CBDC and stablecoin formats. Simon is a global expert in the development of digital currency systems across borders.

Simon is a member of the OECD’s Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board (BEPAB), and has been a featured blockchain and DLT expert, speaker, and panelist at numerous government, regulatory, and technology centred forums around the world.

Simon is currently working to establish Central Bank Digital Currency standards and best practices to enable crucial privacy and accountability features, as well as interoperability and effective CBDC project collaboration and participation amongst international Central Banks.

John Kiff

Head of CBDC/Digital Capital Markets Advisory, Satoshi Capital Advisors

John is Head of CBDC/Digital Capital Markets Advisory at Satoshi Capital Advisers, and Advisor to Whisper Cash. He was a Senior Financial Sector Expert at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 2005 to 2021. Prior to that, from 2005 to 2021, he was a Senior Financial Sector Expert at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Before that he was at the Bank of Canada for 25 years, where he spent most of his time managing the funding and investment of the government’s foreign exchange reserves, including running its interest rate and currency swap book. At the IMF he was part of the team that produces the semi-annual Global Financial Stability Report. More recently he has been focusing on fintech issues, digital currencies, OTC derivative market infrastructure, and longevity risk transfer markets.  He is active on Twitter (@Kiffmeister) and blogs at the Kiffmeister Chronicles.

 

 

Missed our previous sessions? Watch the series on-demand

 

17th November 2022

CBDC Interoperability, Benefits and Implications- A U.S. Perspective

With: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce & Patrick McCarty

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5th October 2022

Gaining Momentum: Options for access to and interoperability of CBDCs worldwide

With: Anneke Kosse & Illaria Mattei

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29th September 2022

What CBDC features will drive consumers’ and merchants’ adoption?

With: John Velissarios & Raoul Herborg

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10th August 2022

Aligning Technology and Policy: The Oliver Wyman Forum and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Report

With: Larissa de Lima & Erica Salinas

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20th July 2022

CBDC Motivations and Challenges – A Perspective from Asia-Pacific

With: Masaki Bessho & Dr Steven Hu

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30th June 2022

Central Banks and Private Money: The Past, Present and Future

With: John Kiff & Harish Natarajan

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18th May 2022

CBDC Motivations and Challenges – A Perspective from Latin America

With: Ludmilla Butueau Allien & Dr Adolfo Sarmiento

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28th April 2022

CBDC Motivations and Challenges- A Perspective from the UK & Canada

With: Dr Francisco Rivadeneyra & Mehregan Ameri

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16th March 2022

HSBC & IBM’s Joint CBDC Project

With: Mark Williamson & Soren Mortensen

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15th February 2022

Critical policy issues & Lessons Learned from UK and China

With: Jean-Michel Godeffroy & Keith Bear

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11th January 2022

Quantifying the Impact of CBDCs

With: Dr Kimmo Soramäki & Dr Carlos León

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